Press Release

Willis Towers Watson announces the winners of its 2018 UK Media Awards

July 13, 2018
| United Kingdom

LONDON, 13 July 2018 – Willis Towers Watson, a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced the winners of its 13th annual Media Awards last night, at a ceremony held in London. The awards celebrate excellence in business journalism in the areas of (Re)Insurance and risk, human resources and benefits, pensions and institutional investment.

The awards programme consists of eight topic-specific journalism categories judged by expert panels, which include senior industry figures and leading journalists. In addition, four publication of the year titles were voted for by the industry.

Nicolas Aubert, Head of Willis Towers Watson, Great Britain, said: “The standard of the award submissions this year was outstanding and we are delighted to recognise these journalists for their high-quality work. We appreciate the important role the media plays in providing analysis and commentary on the issues that matter and so it is a pleasure to recognise excellence in this field.”

2018 Journalist of the Year Results

HR and Benefits Journalist of the Year – National Media
Highly Commended: Georgina Fuller, Freelance
Winner: Peter Crush, Freelance

HR and Benefits Journalist of the Year – Trade Media
Highly Commended: Jenny Roper, HR Magazine
Highly Commended: Claire Warren, Work Magazine
Winner: Emily Burt, People Management

Pensions and Life Time Savings Journalist of the Year – National Media
Highly Commended: Patrick Collinson, The Guardian
Winner: Patrick Hosking, The Times

Pensions Journalist of the Year – Trade Media
Highly Commended: Angus Peters, Pensions Expert
Winner: Laura Blows, Pensions Age

Institutional Investment Journalist of the Year
Highly Commended: Amanda White, top1000funds.com
Winner: Elizabeth Pfeuti, Financial News

(Re)Insurance and Risk Breaking News Journalist of the year
Highly Commended: Fiona Robertson, Trading Risk
Winner: Adam McNestrie, Insurance Insider

(Re)Insurance and Risk Features Journalist of the Year
Highly Commended: Catrin Shi, Insurance Insider
Winner: Michael Faulkner, Insurance Day

(Re)Insurance and Risk Newcomer of the Year
Highly Commended: Ryan Hewlett, Insurance POST
Winner: Jennifer Frost, Insurance Times

2018 Publication of the Year Results

HR and Benefits Publication of the Year
Winner: Changeboard

Pensions Publication of the Year
Winner: Investment & Pensions Europe

Institutional Investment Publication of the Year
Winner: Financial News

(Re)Insurance & Risk Publication of the Year
Winner: Insurance Business UK

About Willis Towers Watson

Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW) is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has over 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas — the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential.